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Nashville police chief: crime fighting more about psychology, sociology

At a recent Nashville City Council meeting, the police chief explain what it takes to fight crime today:

After a recent spike in Nashville’s gun violence, Police Chief Steve Anderson and Health Director Bill Paul, appeared before the Metro Council Tuesday night.

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Most Folks Don't Compute Evolution

You know what really nags me about most humans?

Most don’t understand evolution.

Getting to the root of the problem, we realize that there’s always been a twisted desire to hurt or control people, even when it doesn’t benefit them. 848 more words


A sociologist goes to the Urban History Association meetings, Part One

I attended and presented at the Urban History Association biennial meetings this weekend and I made some observations during my foray. Some thoughts:

  1. In the last five years or so, I’ve been to both specialist conferences – usually involving the sociology of religion – and general conferences – the American Sociological Association.
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Dangerous idiots: how the liberal media elite failed working-class Americans

Journalism/opinion at its best and surprisingly not in an organ one would expect — at least lately. Sarah Smarsh’s incisive article (sans the standard academic virtue-signaling) illustrates why the electoral choices on offer are symptomatic of a long-standing boil that needs to be lanced — however messy it may become for a while. 306 more words


Year 13 revision guides

Attached here are the revision guides for Education (with methods) families and households and beliefs. Crime and deviance to come as I develop it.

Make sure you have these and use them ON A REGULAR BASIS as our time is very tight this year.